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April 11th, 2011

Northwest students will visit Speedway

April 11, 2011

    Northwest Elementary School in Decatur will take part this year in the eighth annual Indianapolis 500 Education Program Study (EPS) trips.
    Local fourth graders will be part of 10 trips to the 500 Indianapolis Motor Speedway next Tuesday. Fourth graders are chosen because it is in that grade that students are taught Indiana history.
    This year, 321 schools across Indiana are taking part in the trips, with almost 24,000 students involved.

Larry W. Davis

April 11, 2011

    Larry W. Davis, Sr., 66, Decatur, died Sunday evening in Adams Memorial Hospital.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at the Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur.

Edith M. Green

April 11, 2011

    Edith M. Green, 93, a longtime resident of Monroe who moved to El Paso, Texas, a year ago, died in her residence at 9:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 3.
    She was born on January 30, 1918, in Decatur to Harry O. and Ruth B. Baltzell Williams.
    She married Frank L. Green on February 9, 1946, in Fort Wayne. He passed away on May 8, 1998.
    She was a homemaker who did volunteer work at Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne for 33 years.

John E. Gribler

April 11, 2011

    John E. Gribler, 80, of Willshire, Ohio, died at 7:47 p.m. Friday in Community Health Professionals In-Patient Hospice Center at Van Wert, Ohio. He had been there for two days.
    He was born on July 22, 1930, in Van Wert County, Ohio, to Ernest E. and Hazel V. Agler Gribler.
    He married Mary Lou Gaunt on October 5, 1957; she survives.

Mirena E. Kopacz

April 11, 2011

    Mirena E. Kopacz, 92, formerly of Decatur, died today aint The Village of Heritage nursing home at Monroeville.
    Funeral arrangements are pending at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur.

Mary A. Schwartz

April 11, 2011

    Mary Ann Schwartz, 83, of rural Geneva, died Saturday at home.

April 8th

Squaws second at Jay Co. meet

April 8, 2011

    PORTLAND—A co-ed triangular track meet between Adams Central, Bellmont and Jay County found the Jets capturing a tight boys meet while Jay County earned a decisive win in the girls encounter.
    Adams Central boys dominated the field events winning three of the four events staged there and notched 58 points to nose out second place Jay County with 55. Bellmont was a close third with 43 markers.

New coach Heim faces rebuilding year for BHS track

April 8, 2011

    With the loss of state runner-up high jumper Travis Jauregui and distance runners Justin Kukelhan and Michael Hammond to graduation, plus the loss of a pair of current seniors who decided not to run track, first-year head coach Andy Heim has had to fill a lot of holes in the Bellmont boys track team this year.

Edith M. Green

April 8, 2011

    Edith M. Green, 93, a longtime resident of Monroe who moved to El Paso, Texas, a year ago, died in her residence at 9:59 p.m. on Sunday, April 3.
    She was born on January 30, 1918, in Decatur to Harry O. and Ruth B. Baltzell Williams.
    She married Frank L. Green on February 9, 1946, in Fort Wayne. He passed away on May 8, 1998.
    She was a homemaker who did volunteer work at Swiss Village Retirement Community in Berne for 33 years.

US 27 south going ‘Super Two’?

April 8, 2011

    What is "Super Two"?
    (A) The final teams in the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments?
    (B) A new comic book hero duo?
    (C) An improved style of highway?
    (D) The numeral between Super One and Super Three?
    The answer, as reported by Adams County Economic Development Corp. Executive Director Larry Macklin to the commissioners on Monday, is C.

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